Irish Naval Service vessel the  LE Niamh  with detained  yacht the Makayabella on September 24th, 2014, off West Cork. File photograph: Defence Forces Ireland/PA Wire

Three more people have been charged by the British authorities in connection with a plot last year to smuggle €80 million worth of cocaine into the UK(...)

David O’Loughlin is charged with killing Liam Manley by putting him into a rubbish chute at a Cork apartment block in May 2013. Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

A man accused of murdering a 59-year-old homeless today told a court that he never intended for the man to die when he put him in a refuse chute in hi(...)

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cork, a murder trial has been told

A 59-year-old homeless man died as a result of asphyxia and lack of oxygen after ending up head first in a refuse chute in an apartment complex in Cor(...)

Gardaí in Cork have begun investigating a second fatal road traffic collision

Gardaí in Cork have begun investigating a second fatal road traffic collision following the death of a 51-year-old man while driving on the north side(...)

Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa pictured in New York in January 1911, during the long illness that eventually led to his death on June 29th, 1915.  Photograph: Getty Images.

A re-enactment of the funeral of Fenian Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa is among an ambitious programme of events to be unveiled this week to mark the centen(...)

An Irish Coastguard rescue helicopter was involved in a search for the man who fell into the River Lee.

A homeless man found under a bridge after falling into the River Lee in Cork city centre has been taken from the water and arrested. A massive search(...)

A partial eclipse of the sun is seen through clouds over Europe.  Cork residents reported that it was ‘one of the best places’  to view the solar eclipse. Photograph:  Yannis Behrakis/Reuters 0:48

About 300 people gathered at CIT Blackrock Castle Observatory in Cork this morning to see the solar eclipse and they were rewarded with some of the be(...)

David O’Loughlin (28), of Garden City Apartments, North Main Street in Cork, denies the murder of Liam Manley (59) at Garden City Apartments on May 12th, 2013.

A man charged with the murder of a homeless man told gardaí that people were more likely to feel sorry for the family of the deceased than for him.Dav(...)

An artist’s impression of the development, designed by Cork architects, Wilson Architecture

A new €50 million retail, office and food innovation centre creating some 450 jobs in the heart of Cork city has centre is being hailed as providing a(...)

Tom Stanton  had begun legal proceedings over an injury he suffered while doing postering work for Labour candidate Cllr Paula Desmond (above) at Deanrock, in Togher, on February 17th, 2011.

A father of three has settled a High Court action for damages against the Labour Party over injuries he suffered in a fall while putting up posters f(...)